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From Tahrir to Twitter, Iraqi protests rely on social media

From Tahrir to Twitter, Iraqi protests rely on social media

Live-streaming from the protest camps, posting on Facebook to counter state media and tweeting in English to reach the world: the story of Iraq's anti-government rallies is being told online.

New iPhones woo users to Apple television and games

New iPhones woo users to Apple television and games

Apple on Tuesday played to its strengths with powerful new iPhone and iPad models able to serve as stages for its new game and television services.

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in a penal colony for a tweet calling for attacks on the children of police, a ruling his lawyer said was unprecedented.

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at September 10 event

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at September 10 event

Apple sent out invitations on Thursday to a September 10 event at its Silicon Valley campus where it is expected to unveil a new-generation iPhone.

Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

Australia moved to counter foreign interference at its universities Wednesday, establishing a task force to help protect sensitive research, cyberdefences and free speech.

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

An influencer in Spain was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 20,000 euros for posting a YouTube video in which he offered a homeless man biscuits stuffed with toothpaste, a court said Friday.

SpaceX postpones launch of its first Internet network satellites

SpaceX postpones launch of its first Internet network satellites

SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates.

Grumpy Cat, the face that launched a thousand memes, dead at seven

Grumpy Cat, the face that launched a thousand memes, dead at seven

She died just as she had lived, in a blizzard of memes, tweets and news reports celebrating her feline frown and distinctly unamused expression.

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

Anti-knife crime protesters smeared themselves with fake blood outside YouTube's London offices in protest at the Google company's alleged promotion of graphic content.

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash 'hateful' content

Britain will make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content and shut down offending platforms under a ‘world-leading’ government plan published Monday in response to the spread of online abuses and crimes.

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook is working to prevent livestreams of terror attacks such as the one in New Zealand but it does not plan to introduce a delay on live feeds, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Telegram, Reddit among websites blocked in India: internet groups

Telegram, Reddit among websites blocked in India: internet groups

Websites like Reddit and Telegram are being blocked in India by internet service providers, throwing into question the enforcement of net neutrality rules, advocacy groups said on Wednesday.